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Harry P Leu Gardens, Orlando

(4.6/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
Home to several buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, Harry P Leu Gardens also lays claim to almost 20.3 hectares (50 acres) of warm-weather gardens. You can visit the gardens and wander among the lush greenery, discovering azaleas, citrus trees, hibiscus, vegetables, and more spread out over a multitude of different exhibits and themed areas. Keep an eye out for some of the centuries-old oak trees on the grounds. Stop by the on-site museum in the former house of the garden's founders, the Leus, and join a guided tour. You'll find a showcase of the life and times of the Leus dating from around the turn of the 20th century. Be sure to check the gardens' schedule for information on special events, showings, and activities. Make Harry P Leu Gardens part of your personalized Orlando itinerary using our Orlando trip builder.
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  • We stopped in mid-week with a couple of friends. We all really enjoyed the visit. Parking is easy and free and admission was only $10 per person. The gardens sit on a small lake and the small historic...  more »
  • I have visited many botanical gardens from Florida to California. This one was merely adequate, nothing special. Camelias were in bloom as were some roses. Gardens were well kept, fairly well labled p...  more »
  • This attraction is a diamond in the rough for adults and children. For the children, they learn to read a map to discover hidden life like figures of dinosaurs from the Jurassic Period hidden in the f...  more »
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  • Incredibly beautiful way to spend the day. They offer an expansive campus with various themed gardens. Lush and tropical feeling. Most of the plants are labeled. We went on a day were it ended up raining and we left so we only saw a fraction of what they have there. I will definitely be going back so we can see more.
  • I have really enjoyed visiting this place over the years. We even tried to have a wedding reception here but they were book. The gardens are beautiful and buildings the same. They have concerts a few times a year in the evening where you being a picnic , wine and cheese and enjoy the outdoors and good music. It is centrally located within the city as well. If you haven't enjoyed Leu Gardens. Try it!
  • Absolutely beautiful botanical gardens that you must see if you are in the Orlando area! The variety of plant life is amazing and the gardens are very well kept. We visited in July (note that the Leu House Museum is closed in July for renovations, but the rest of the gardens are open) and we spent nearly two hours perusing the 50-acre gardens. Definitely worth a visit! Admission is usually free on the First Monday of the month - check the website to double check before you head out.
  • This place is Gorgeous!! My husband and I love coming here in the spring and just walking around for exercise. The bamboo garden is always impressive and the rose garden is breathtaking. My husband's favorite area is the dessert. The do jazz and movies in the grassy field.
  • This place is a hidden gem. I'm Annual pass holder and have been going since I was a little girl. I see couples every time I go. Great for a 1st date if you want to walk around, look at cool plants and talk. This place is a (large) oasis of nature right in the middle of a busy city.